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Corporate Onboarding Programs: What You Need to Know

Roundtable Learning

Amid such change, one thing is sure: employee onboarding programs will remain vital. The best employee onboarding programs account for them all. In this article, we’ll define onboarding programs, explain why they’re important, and discuss how to establish effective onboarding. .

Why You Need to Invest More on Product Knowledge Training

InfoPro Learning

Chances are, if you are reading this article, these words have never come out of your mouth. so we have decided to only focus on one item in this article: sales training. There are four main sales training categories that companies are investing in; Selling Skills, Product Knowledge, Company Information, and Industry Knowledge. The Importance of Product Knowledge Training. What Are the Symptoms of Poor Product Knowledge Training?

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Why It’s Your Job to Close the Skills Gap and How You Can Do It

Pract.us

You’re the best person to bridge the skills gap for your team. Economists and researchers like to argue about whether there’s any evidence for a skills gap, but as a recent article in Inc. points out, if you cannot find qualified candidates for your business, it doesn’t matter what the rest of the country is doing. You have a skills gap. Those who agree that there is a skills gap love to argue about whose fault it is. And it’s your job to do so.

Is your company know-how about to leave? How to close the skills gap before it opens.

Pract.us

When people take their know-how with them, the whole team suffers. In particular, you have to make sure that exiting employees don’t leave a skills gap in their wakes. They got a fast 14% turnover, but departing employees took valuable knowledge with them. They didn’t address the skills gap before shaking up the workforce. Prevent the gap with a culture of learning. Here’s an article on managing on-the-job training.]. Stop reading and go do it.).

Training Needs Analysis: A Step-By-Step Guide To Identify Performance Gaps In Your Organization

TalentLMS

Do you know which online training resources your employees need to boost on-the-job performance? In this article, I’ll walk you through each step of the training needs analysis process. How To Identify Performance Gaps In Your Organization: A Step-By-Step Guide To Training Needs Analysis. Your online training program has all the essentials. Here is a step-by-step guide to pinpointing performance gaps in your organization through a training needs analysis.

Coaching can help fill the soft skills gap

CLO Magazine

Knowledge transfer and skill building happen in a variety of ways: formal education, self-directed learning, training, mentoring, executive coaching, job rotation, etc. The focus of a recent Harvard Business Review article in its Spotlight Series, “Educating the Next Generation of Leaders,” is something that is always on the mind of companies, especially when it comes to high potentials and key employees. The Soft Skills Gap.

How to Design an Effective LMS Training Program

TOPYX LMS

Like many decision makers, you may be more than ready to improve the effectiveness of your company’s LMS training program. However, before moving forward with such a venture, it’s important that corporate leaders determine if they feel confident in their LMS ( learning management system ) program-building skills. This may seem like a tough feat, but an effective corporate training program streamlines the process. 3 Steps to Designing an Engaging LMS Training Program.

Student Memberships: How Associations Can Fill Skills Gaps for Grads

Association eLearning

Many Millennials, like myself, don’t realize that there’s often a huge gap between the content they learn in college and the skills they need to succeed in the workforce after graduation. I didn’t know anything about associations, let alone that many of them offer certifications in areas I’m interested in. It’s your job to make sure Millenials know your association exists.

Could Competency-Based Online Training Address the Skills Gap?

Mindflash

If, upon graduation, he applies for a job that is not traditionally associated with the degree he earned, can employers expect that he can do the job—and do it well? But ultimately recruiters and hiring managers do not know if a candidate will be successful in a position until the candidate proves success down the road. Meanwhile, there’s a skills gap in the workforce. And, prior knowledge and experience is recognized and valued.

3 Reasons You Need to Reinvent Your Corporate Training Program

Your Training Edge

It fails to engage; it fails to enhance employees’ knowledge and skills; it fails to provide meaningful learning experiences. Employees do not have the opportunity to apply what they learn to real-world problems and situations. Whatever the reason your training isn’t effective isn’t important (well, it is, but that is for another article). Here are three reasons you need to reinvent your training programs. Your training program is obsolete.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! Live session with Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! How do we use new and emerging technologies in the learning space? Point of today’s conversation: talking training, design and development if a marketing person were doing it. What are they doing that’s different?

7 Reasons Why Developing a Corporate Learning Program is Necessary for Your Business

Your Training Edge

According to the Pew Research Center, more than one-in-three American labor force participants (around 35%) are Millennials [1]: It is common knowledge that Millennials are looking for a lot of things when it comes to employment, including the opportunities to have some fun at work and build strong relationships with other employees. But making your Millennial employees more loyal is not the only reason why developing a corporate learning program is necessary for your business.

How to Link Your Training Programs to Your Business Goals

ProProfs

Did you know that only 36% of organizations have learning strategies aligned with the long term problem that they are trying to solve? Usually, the goal of an employee training program is to enhance the skills, knowledge, and productivity of employees. Find the gaps.

Accelerate channel success with a strategic training program

Litmos

You'd better be sure that they know your product(s) inside and out. A totally killer training program, of course. Just like any other corporate training program, you channel program requires a strategic approach and a good deal of planning. Once you've got folks on board, you can outline a solid execution plan of what they need to know and when in the partner lifecycle. Taking the time to do this pays off (literally). Articles

How to Build and Execute an Effective Coaching Program

KnowledgeAnywhere

Adding coaching into your current training and development program can have many benefits. This article will outline: How coaching increases the effectiveness of online training. How to build an effective coaching program. Let’s dive into why coaching is such a powerful accompaniment to training and how to build and execute an effective coaching program. How to Build an Effective Coaching Program. Identify the Objectives of the Program.

How to develop an employee reskilling program — the fast and easy way

TalentLMS

So, it is safe to say that we’re now witnessing a time of a fully-equipped global workforce with all the knowledge they need to succeed in their areas. And what does an employee reskilling program has to do with it? According to McKinsey , “87% of executives said they were experiencing skills gaps in the workforce or expected them within a few years.”. Then, they build a career path based on which they develop a plan to close skills gaps or meet new industry standards.

Why You Need More User-Generated Content in Your Training Program

Pract.us

But the power of peer-to-peer communication, whether face-to-face or across space and time, can actually help you capture your company’s tribal knowledge, enhance your training program, and build a learning culture. And many have recognized its value in a training program. In fact, Gartner predicts that by 2018, 80% of learning and development programs will incorporate user-generated content. But it’s more than just finding an article or video that a peer created.

Tips and Strategies to Create a Roadmap to Transform Your eLearning Programs

EI Design

Legendary American professional baseball player Yogi Berra is famously quoted for saying, “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.”. And this saying holds true even for L&D professionals who wish to create new eLearning programs or revisit and transform previously created eLearning programs. In this article, I’ll shed some light on how you can do just that.

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

An easy thing to do or to learn (an understanding of psychology, human behavior and much more goes into it). Deloitte (the second largest professional services network in the world) launched a digital executive training program called “The Deloitte Leadership Academy” to make training more accessible for employees by utilizing top content from business schools like Harvard, Stanford, etc. The program delivers lessons to 50,000+ executives in 150+ companies worldwide. .

Challenges and Opportunities for Association Education Programs

WBT Systems

We have come across several interesting articles in the past couple of weeks, which discuss some of the social, political and economic changes that are currently impacting how we work and learn. In this post, we have collected some articles that we think will be interesting for associations, and that touch on some of the challenges and opportunities for association education programs today.

Big Data & Training 101: What You Need to Know

Lemonade

I know, I know. And if you haven’t calibrated your content correctly, the data you do collect can be inaccurate. Why Do We Need Big Data In Training? This article will go into more detail on how to generate useful data, and why it matters. How Do We Get Big Data?

Developing a Training Program That Assists Hiring of Maintenance Techs

Convergence Training

Recently a commercial real estate maintenance company came to us looking for help putting together a comprehensive maintenance technician training program to meet the needs of not only their new hires but of their maintenance techs throughout their careers with the company. Although this company had many reasons to want to improve their training program, one was that it was becoming difficult in a tight labor market to hire without being able to offer that benefit to their job candidates.

Transform Unused Learning Data Into Valuable Business Predictors

CLO Magazine

Everything we do online — from our Google searches to our Facebook posts to our online purchases — produces data. In fact, according to a recent TechCrunch article, organizations that rank the highest for leveraging data have: A return of 5 to 6 percent higher output and productivity than less data-driven counterparts. At the end of the day, learning professionals want to know how their people are performing, who is at risk and why they are having difficulty.

A How to Guide on the Principles of the #elearningmanifesto: # 2 Do Not Assume that eLearning is the Answer

Challenge to Learn

This is about Principle #2: “Do not assume eLearning is the Answer”. In order to do this we need a better understanding of the context and the type of learning you want to apply. When you surf the internet you will find some indications when to use eLearning (mostly directed at a formal course): When there is a significant amount of learning to do. In this phase you acquire a completely new skill or knowledge. When you need to know more.

Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

The authors of this whitepaper make a compelling case for associations to step in and bridge the growing education-to-employment gap by offering alternative, affordable, industry specific education programs for professional development and credentialing. We know there’s a skills gap for young workers that colleges and universities seem unable, and employers seem unwilling, to bridge.”. Attracting New Members with Association Education Programs. “We

7 Tips To Create An Effective Online Training Certification Program

LearnUpon

In this article, I’ll share 7 tips for creating an effective online training certification program for your corporate learners. Creating An Effective Online Training Certification Program: 7 Useful Tips For eLearning Professionals. To create a winning online training certification program that provides all of these benefits, however, there are 7 top tips that you may want to follow. Know the rules and regulations involved.

Big Data & Training 101: What You Need to Know

Lemonade

I know, I know. And if you haven’t calibrated your content correctly, the data you do collect can be inaccurate. Why Do We Need Big Data In Training? Big data analytics help fill in the gaps so you see which employees are struggling, which are excelling, and where your organizational knowledge gaps are. And that data is useful for evaluating both your employees and your program’s efficacy -- not to mention planning future training initiatives.

8 Top Priorities For Your LMS Needs Assessment

Petra Mayer

What resources do we need to implement the LMS? In this article I will review what needs to be considered for a thorough Needs Analysis with the effect that as an organization you are able to make the most educated choice when selecting your new Learning Platform. Imagine going through a lengthy needs assessment, only to find out at the very end that an LMS is not what you need and that there are low cost alternatives that will do the job for you.

How Can L&D Contribute to Creating Highly Engaged Employees?

Litmos

We know that a strong learning program can help push those numbers up further. Yes, you can do more to improve employee engagement than just delivering courses. It can include knowledge building, knowledge transfer, behavioral change, and a reflection of attitudes.

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What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

An easy thing to do or to learn (an understanding of psychology, human behavior and much more goes into it). Deloitte (the second largest professional services network in the world) launched a digital executive training program called “The Deloitte Leadership Academy” to make training more accessible for employees by utilizing top content from business schools like Harvard, Stanford, etc. The program delivers lessons to 50,000+ executives in 150+ companies worldwide. .

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Education As We Know It Is Finished - Lars is Learning , July 14, 2010 So says Clayton M. Think Beer - Rapid eLearning Blog , July 13, 2010 Did you know that Portland, Oregon has more than 30 breweries? might not like every beer that I taste, but I do enjoy the diversity in flavor.

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Why Is Learning And Development Failing To Produce Consistent ROI For Businesses?

The Game Agency

I should know. Successful training builds confident and competent people who do the right thing at the right time. In doing so, they are identifying potent opportunities that training organizations can affect to achieve optimal business performance and increased ROI. Successful training builds confident and competent people who do the right thing at the right time. We often apply off-the-shelf information instead of thoughtful knowledge.”

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How to Build an Online Learning Program with a Limited Budget

WBT Systems

You know your association should provide online learning programs to members and others in your industry. Here are some ways to build an online learning program with a limited budget. When taking on any new initiative, it’s best to develop a strategy so you don’t squander resources, especially when you’re trying to create an online learning program with a limited budget. What did they need to learn to do their current job? Where do they get their education now?

Top 5 reasons to move from face-to-face to online training

Digitec Interactive

What do you do when you need to learn something? Most people don’t share the exact same knowledge gaps. If one or more of your workers are being kept out of the office for any particular reason , it’s good to know that they won’t be left behind.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

For example, knowledge checks and practice quizzes are two types of assessment that typically don’t require a mastery score. Objectives: Course or learning objectives define the knowledge or skills learners are expected to gain from a training program. Outcomes: Describes the knowledge or skills learners are expected to gain from engaging with course content. This article will help you to decide if SSO could work for you.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Her work with various companies like Tata Interactive Systems, Zensar Technologies, ThoughtWorks and Future Group has given her a width of experience that spans instructional design, workplace learning strategy, knowledge management, social learning and community management, and people development. Her writings and articles have been published in papers like The Business Standard, Inside Learning Technologies Magazine, U.K., What makes you passionate about what you are doing?

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Why do you require a specialized learning platform and not a learning module of an HCM?

Disprz

In the changing scenario, they realize that the need of the hour is a dedicated enterprise knowledge platform (by dedicated, you must read specialized). A generalized HCM with a learning module that is masquerading as a knowledge platform is no longer relevant! And this causes huge costs to be incurred by employers, knowing fully that attrition is a market reality. These made-for-purpose applications do one thing really well. Do you see a pattern in the above table?